• Short Summary

    A review of important events from 1916 - 1937.

  • Description

    Item title reads - And now we present outstanding events 1916 - 1937 brought to you briefly by Pathe Gazette.

    1916 - Various shots of First World War battles with guns firing and soldiers running. Also shots of destruction left behind.
    1919 - M/S of Hall of Mirrors in Versailles where leaders gathered to sign the Peace treaty, various shots of the people inside. M/S of the House of Commons, there is a big victory march past to mark first Armistice ceremony .
    1921 - M/S of Leon Trotsky saluting while reviewing the army of new Soviet Russia.
    1922 - burning of Smyrna in Turkey seen from river. Various shots of refugees trying to get away in boats.
    1924 - King George V and Queen Mary arrive to open the Empire exhibition at Wembley Stadium.
    1925 - The horses set off in the Derby. M/S of Steve Donoghue winning.
    1927 - Solo Atlantic flyer Charles Lindbergh takes off. L/S of crowds in Paris. C/U of him. 1929 - Waghorn wins Schneider Trophy for flying at Calshott, M/S of Ramsay MacDonald. various shots of Royal Air Force men.
    1930 - Various shots of Don Bradman playing cricket. C/U of his face.
    1934 - M/S of Queen Mary launching the "Queen Mary" on the Clyde.
    1936 - Various shots of Crystal Palace on fire, it collapses.
    1936 - Various shots of Fred Perry at Wimbledon playing and winning.
    1937 - Tommy Farr in boxing match with Max Baer, he wins.
    1937 - Coronation. M/S as the crown is placed on the head of King George VI, various shots of royal family watching. M/S as Elizabeth is crowned. Various shots as they walk down the aisle and out to the Coronation coach. L/S of huge parade. M/S of the royal standard, M/S of the royal family on the balcony waving to the crowds.

    Note: it is unclear which issue this item belongs to, it is unlikely to be 36/102 as some of the events are from 1937, to be updated. EB 2001.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:14:00 / 01:28:35:00
    36/102 ?

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